J OAT, COCSTRTSUatf: J"
T ICIIlt 10WJXI.
, .slink away 1
f vscoms la see the f .
, ,laad ail b ame u4 wot,
evJlGrUi, to-day I
as an safe. aBeli !
C ipres u4 aid sbb can nap:
Yuun and t-n and bold salt leap
Otlier unit to wieii.
Cs st the da ly trad I
Mover may ha bought or woo.
After this groat fight la dona, ,
What tin day ia weighed.
Leave you true love's aide!
Got be fc-arks-a, true and strong !
Vomu gloriee to boh ng
fVhcre aba loose with prtoa.
Tma man hold oar Una :
basely least their trca ranks thin,
Watte and ruia will rash iti
Like the trampling swine.
Care yon be man f
Mow, tot horns , and law, acd right
Uo, la (iod's r am to the fight 1
Forward to t ha Tan!
tua neater):, August 5. ,
j ... 1
Every man bas his own peculiar foibles t.nd
weafcnes&es, as well aa other cEaracterisuss.
The celebrated Slater, who came over from
England to establish the first cotton mill in
in Khcde Island, could not imagine bow to im
part opposite motions to distinct cylinders,
which were to be turned by belts from the
same central drum. He puzzled himself ever
it till half crazr. and th lata down under
bis central 4mia and fell asleep, and dreamed
Just what any factory girl in Lowell could
tell him to do that be crossed one of the
Sir Isaac Newton almost roasted alire be
cause bis fire was too hot, and be bad not
presence of mind enough to move away from
it. lie did, however, know enough to ring for
bis servant, and, in burning indignation, or
dered bim to remove the grate. When the
servant, taking advantage of a lull in the
fiery eruption, suggested, very respectfully
that it might be better for his master to move
ms cnair a little. "Uh,yes,so 1 miett,' 're
plied Mr. Bewton, "I did not think of thr.t."
One would bardlv sunnosa that a man so stu
pid as that would be the originator of nearly
one-half of the mathematical and astronomi
cal science in the world.-
Eobert Hall once forgot bis own name,
could not recall it at the postoffice, and was
obliged to go away without his mail, lie once,
it is taid, Bluffed his feet into his wife's valuable
muff to keep them warm, because his fire had
gone out, and he had not rente enough either
to kindle it, or call for a servant to do it for
bim. In this condition he lighted bis pipe
and had a capitul smoke, muttering all the
while, "O, how comfortable 1 " His reverie
was broken by the entrance of his wife, who
beard him, aDd came to see what it could be
that so filled his idea ef comfort. And yet
Robert II all was eoBfcoeedlj one of the great
est men the world ever saw.
A celebrated New England clergymm, sev
eral years ago, who was settled in a country
parish, was out on horseback making pastoral
visits, lie alighted at the house of one of his
brethren, who took his horse and hitched him
to a bar post, by pulling the end of the bridle
through tho upper mortice, and turning it
over the top of the post. When the good
parson got ready to start, be undertook to
"loose his colt." Meditating, it may be, on
the saying of the Ala-ter, that "it id easier for
a caaiel to go through the eye of a needle,"
etc., he took hold of the bridle and studied the
noose for some time, and then soliloquized,
" Well, well I . It must be so I They put my
horse through the bar-poet to hitch him. But
bow shall I ever get him back?". The par
ishioner heard the dok-ful lament, and came
to the good man's relief, ho at least runs the
Story, lint, as waggish brethren, well as
mischievous sinners, love to tell funny stories
about ministers, these reports should always
bo t-ken with a few grains of discount.
Father Pbiuney, of Maine, who has gone
borne, was one who knew somethirg of men
and scythes, lie once said, " Who of us is
there, if you take us from heel to point, that
hasn't a soft place somewhere, where the ei'.ge
' Few men ever lived who possessed a mind
so well balanced and so well stored with use
ful knowledge as John Quincy Adams. And
yet, with aa his good qualities, he had one
foible, lie wu acrimonious so much so as to
render bim, on some occasions, almost an un
Comfortable companion. At one time, when
Eut forward as a candidate for otfice, it is said,
is friends persuaded him to go out amon his
conttitueny and address them, and wake their
acquaintance, telling him' plainly that, unless
he should make himself mure familiar, there
' was great danger of defeat. He regularly
consented. Almost overjoyed to see bim, the
people crowded around for an introduction.
One solid old man shocx him heartily by the
band, and said, "Mr. Adams, I am glad to see
you. My wife used to live at yor father's
and says she has combed your head many a
time when 30a were a boy." "Yea," said Mr.
Adams, in a half querulous tone, "and now, I
suppose, she com us yours." This uncivil reply
made the old man draw hia head into his coat
collar, and slink away abashed and angry.
This sprinkling of bitterness, which was al
most the only fault in the constitution of this
truly great and good man, was an injury to
bim all through life, and was not only dreaded
by his enemies, but also by his friends.
The truth is, one man eacnot be everything
that is desirable. It is contrary to the ar
rangement of "nature and Providence" for
one constitution to embody all tho desirable
1 qualities ttore are, and when nature lias en
dowed one with sonio rare and brilliant tal
ents, he will often be found really defective in
some other respects. e . ,
- Self-training may do much toward correct
ing these laults, but the grace of God, in an
swer to prayer, and caretui watchfulness, will
do far more. This is a method that too few
. people think of adopting ; and yet it is really
we most successiut wnicn ever was or ever
can be adopted. If one is forgetful, absent
minded, given to make tart replies, or uncivil
rejoinders, is easily provoked with unreasona
ble conduct, liable to despondency or levity,
In Vim va . I . . I .1 . 1- . " .
uiw f'" g'uo it, iiu waicu against u
as ne wou.u against a deadlier sin, till it is
One reason wby,.the little foxes spoil the
Tines Is, that they are not considered danger
ous, and consequently are let alone. - '
A Poiht ot Istirjcst. Raccoon Ford,
where the Confederates under Jackson crossed,
tho Kapidan, for their advance on Pope and
Banks, was already distinguished in our mili
tary history. It is the point where Wayne,
with his reinforcements for Lafayette, succeed
ed In crossing the Kapidan southward, and
thus foiled Cornwallis, who bad advanced in
that direction with the hope of preventing
this combination. Raccoon Ford, was on this
account, for some days, in 1781, a point of
anxious interest in the revolutionary history.
Ei-PaisiDKsT BrcHANAjr. Ex President
Buchanan is about to remove from Wheatland
to Uownrngton, where be has just purchased a
farm of SOU acre?, from a Mr.Totvnsend Wal
ter, for $36,000. It is said that he and Collec
tor Baker are to reside there. The building
are the finest upon any farm in the celebrated
uneeter V atiey. M be farm lias nnnn th ,..nh
.Fsnu f avltoa.vs .... .,.
Most modern forms of salutation and civili
ty are derived from chivalry, or at least from
war, and tney ait betoaen some difference, as
from a conquered person to the eor.mipmr-
just as in private life we still continue to si"n
ourselves me very numoie servants of our
correspondents. The uncovered head was
simply the bead unarmed; the helmet being
removed, me party was at mercy, so the
band ungloved was the band ungauntleted ;
and to this day it is an incivility to shake
fianas with clove on. Fhakinz bands itself
was but a token of truce, in which the parties
bold each nt tia other's weapon band, to make
sure against treachery. o centleman't
bow u but an oner of the neck to the strut.
of the adversary ; so the lady's courtesy is but
the form of going on her knees for mercy.
The general principle is marked, as it ought
naturally to be, still more strongly in the case
of military salutes. Why is a discharge of
guns a salute? Because it leaves the guns
eoibty, and at the mercy of the opponent.
And this is so true that the saluting with
blank cartridge is a modern invention. X or
jaerly, salute were 2 red by disch?ging the
cannon balls, and there have been instances
in which the compliment has been nearly fatal
to the visitor whom it meant to boaor. YY nen
the officer salutes, he points the drawn sword
to the ground ; and the salute of the troops is,
even at this day, called " presenting arms"
that is, presenting them to be taken.
Thjs Nashville luon, to. the declaration cf
the Louisville Journal that Morgan took away
from .Kentucky the best corses and the mean
est men in the Suite, tartly replied :
" No, he didn't, he left Eeri&h Magcffin and
As matter of special interest and general
information, we lay before our readers the fol
lowing important order :
Headquarters, Fifth Division,
Memphis, Aug. 14, 1862.
Major Fisher, 54th Ohio Volunteers, and
Captain lattleSeld. Provost Marshal of Gen.
Hurlburv's division, are announced as Assist
ant Provost Marshals of Memphis, and will
report to Col. Anthony. More attention will
be given to the quiet ana gooa order ot soldiers
en the streets. The Assistant Provost Mar
shals, and the patrols and guards sent out by
them, have the power and right to suppress all
riots and nuisances. Any house, where noise,
drunkenness and fighting are either going on,
or likely to occur, is a military nuisance, and
will be suppressed by the seizure of its con
tents, and the delivery of the liquors to the
Hospital Department. If the nuisance cannot
thus ba suppressed, the house will be burned
or pulled down, according to its position. Any
Brigade Provost Marshal may suppress
nuisance in the vicinity of his brigade ; but no
house will be pulled nown or burned, without
the written order of the commanding General,
the Provost Marshal, or the commander of a
brigade. Riots on the streets will be promptly
suppressed by blows, the bayonet, or firing
when necessury. Of course, the military are
cot bound by the ncenies usuea by the city
authorities; as licenses are designed tor rev
enue, and not to sanction or encourage crimes
2. In consequenco of the abuse of the priv
ilege, passes given to officers and soldiers are
hereby limited to the time between guard
mounting in the morning and tattoo at night.
When an othcer or soldier wishes to remain
absent from his regiment, and stay in the city
over night, he must obtain from his command
ing officer and his Brigadier, a special leave of
absence; specifying the reasons or his visit to
All officers and soldiers found by the provost
guard in the City without passes, at any time.
or after 10 o'clock at night, without special
leave from their Brigadiers, will be arrested
and confined for the night, and sent in the
morning to the guard of Col. McDowell';
brigade; soldiers, to work on the fortifications
one week, officers, to be contined to their tents
in arrest. Written lists, with charges, should
accompany each batch ol prisoners thus ar
rested, and sent with them to the fort. It is
hereby made thedutyof the brigade command
er ef the 2d brigade, oth division, to organize
bis guard so as to' compel all prisoners confined
under this order, as well as such as are, or
may be sentenced to work by regimental or
general court s martial, to labor nine houis
each day on the fortifications ; he will cauee
bis guard house to be carefully repaired and
reconstructed, so as to enable the officer of bis
guard to confine prisoners safely and to con
trol their food. Prisoners who will not work
are not entitled to rations, and must be put on
3 The Tegiment of infantry on duty as
Provost Guard in the city, and the cavalry
detailed for the same purpose, are hereby de
clared to be on guard duty during the time of
their detail, and are subject to the conditions
of the 45th article of war. By order of
Major General W. T. bHERMAir.
H. Hammond, A. A. Gen.'
THE KRDUCTIOSI IN THE PAY OF OF
FltfcKS OF THE AHMY.
Ofnca or tbk Pat Department, l
Mkmpbis, August 15, 1862. )
Editor of the Union Appeal :
As a subject of interest to officers of the
army, 1 send you nerowitb the provisions or
the act of Congress which went into effect
July 17th, 18C2, reducing their pay:
Forage to be furnished in kind, and can
only be commuted upon the certificate of the
quartermaster that he is unable to supply it.
llorseo allowed to Major Generals, hve to
Brigadier Generals, four; to Colonels, Lieu
tenant Colonels, Majors, and all officers en
titled to cavalry pay, two; Chaplains, ene.
Officers assigned to duty which requires
tbem to be mounted, shall receive the pay
and allowances of cavalry officers of the same
Emoluments of commissioned officers, not
increased by Act of August 6th, 1861, increas
ing the pay of private soldiers. (By this clause
pay of servants hereafter will be commuted at
eleven dollars a month for infantry, and twelve
dollars per month for cavalry.)
Officers employing a eoldier as servant, are
entitled to no servant's allowance, and are re
quired to deduct from their own pay the
amount paid the soldier by the Government.
A failure in this particular, renders an officer
liable to be cashiered.
r Chaplain's pay, one hundred dollars per
month, and two rations per day when actually
. Act of August 6tb, 1861, heretofore inter
preted reducing Regimental Quartermaster
Sergeants' pay to seventeen dollars per month,
to be interpreted to give them the pay of a
Regimental Commissary Sergeant, via: Twenty-one
dollars per inonth.
The act entitling company officers and non
commissioned officers and privates to forty
cents a day for use and risk of borse and horse
equipments is repealed.
All bands erganized under act of July 22d,
1861, to be mustered out of service within
thirty days from the passase of the act ; L e.
by the 16th of August, 1862.
Each brigade is entitled to sixteen musi
cians for a band.
The act authorizing the appointment of ad
ditional aids de-camp is repealed, but not so as
to affect those already appointed. -
I am now prepared to pay resigned officers
ana otners tauuea to paywitnout.fifil'iTt , -
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ISOJRTAST OBOEK FROM GKSEKAL
SPECIAL OEDEES Xo. 4.
ExAMvamTKss Distoict or Wcrr Tmnssxa."!
(Otfice. Provost Marshal General.) V
Muraii, June 2a, 1862. J
Passes issued for persons to pass out ol the city
will be understood to mean the person alcne, and will
not include goods, letters or packages.
Where letters are found on persons passing oat.
without being marked PASSED by the Provost Mar
sahu, Post Commander or General Commanding) they
will be seued ao delivered to the Provost Marshall
and the o Sender arrested.
Poa un... 1 A fir- .mil of all
descriptions are positively pronuM hein ear
ned eut of the city by citizens. Ciusena are afio.pru-
hibittd from carrying them within the city limits n
pain of forfeiture of such weapons and ten days con
finement, for the first oSenae, and expuuuoa South e
our hues, to be treated as spies if ever caught within
them tliereafter, for the second.
By command of Major-Oen. U, S. Grant.
W. a HILL t ER,
je29-T FDTot Marshall General.
naicQnxTxxa Bos i or Cunta,
SUarais, Teao., Jnlj 1, IStii J
Tha Board of Claim ensmita tba foUowlng re lea ior
the goTemanat of partUi asking relief and contesting
1. Tha party asking relief, mast make a abort oocinet
statrment in writing, showing that the property in coo-
trorarsy, ia in military po natation, and ail the facta re
lative to the object matter of controTeny must be clearly
stated and the statement thus made, mart be sworn to
by-the part j prosecuting.
8. AU the parUts interested must be named in the pe
tition, and most hare aotice of soch proaecntion.
S The written statements of all partial will ba heard.
4. Arguments, except a short statement of the parties
will not be heard.
&. The Board will meet at 9 A. X. and !rx.
6. Case set for trial at a particular hour mar' be hen)
at the time, or they will be dismissed without good reaa
on can be shown for continuance and not again heard.
JAMZS B. SLACK, 1
J. A. McLAUGULIN, V Board.
K. P. Da UAKI. J
SPECIAL ORDER NO. 10.
DISTRICT OT WEST TINS ESSIE, "1
Omca or ih PaoTosr Habshal OiRtaat, V
Usnruis, Tennessee, July 2, 1862. )
a e e a a a
newspaper will be permit '.ed to be published within
this District, nidoa- the Editors and Proprietors thereof,
thai Brat take an oath that they will bear true allegiance
to the Government of the United States of America, and
that they will support the Constitution and Laws thereof,
an. Jiaclaim or renounoe all allegiance to the ao called
Confederate States. Local Prerost Marshals will ate that
this order is strictly enforced.
TM. S. HILLYEB.
Colonel and Provost Marshal General.
GEXEML MEDICAL ORDER 5o. 1.
HOSPITAL KEGULATION3 FOR THE
DISTRICT OF "WEST TENNESSEE.
ARTICLE 1st ADMISSIONS DISTRIBUTIONS 01
Damon 1. As it is desirable to avoid the crowding of
patient in the permaneut hospitals, none will be admit
ted who are not constantly, or in great part confined to
their beds ; lor all ethers, as well aa couvaleeeeuta, the
camp hospital la the beat pUw. Exception to this rule
is, where the corps to which the sick L Jena;, is on the
marcn not having tente and camp-goard beUaO, and
not being supplied with surgeons fur such snltabls camp
hosp taia will be established in convenient places.
Sso. 2. A.l patients sect to permanent hospitals, will be
furnished with the following papera, via : Surgeons oer
LAcate tatting forth "Diagnosis Prognosis and general
treatment of tbe diaoase and its duration. 2d. Master
and ceacriptive roll, clothing and pay-account Should
the capiaiua of companies have no biaaks, they mu.t
copy the forms out of the revised Army Kegulati .us.
Tbe surgoon in charga is not to mjeet any paucnt for
want of such papers, but immediately notify ths delin
quent officer of tbe emission, and if not rectified in reason
able time, re -rt him or them to those hcadquarters-
6cc 3. Immediately alter tba morning visit, the at
tending surgeons will report to the surgeon in charge the
ame, and ward of any patient whom he may consider in
fitting state to return to his camp, and be having satis-
jed himself of tbe mcts, will furnish the aolcier a pass
to his regiment, setting forth whether he considers him
lit to return to dnty or otherwise.
A&TICLX 2nd 8CBQKO.N3 AND THZIB ASSIST
ANTS. bECTioti L. The chief surgeon will act aa superintend
ent of the whole establishment, and specially have in
charge its Hygeine. Ha will make frequent inspectioc a
of tha wards, the kitchen, tba water cloaeta and see that
all his subordinates are at their poses. He will as far as
possible rectify all disorders on the spot, or if necessary
leport the sain. Be will admit Tiaif-ra, and giTe them
amtable instructions lor their uiterccurse witL the sick.
Sao. 2. The assistant surgeons will have definite charges
assigted them by their chief aid him in the performance
of his tuUes acd visit the sick, ar uast twice a day.
The morning call will commence at 8 . M., the evening
call at 6 r. n. ach assistant sargeon will note bis pre
scriptions, at tha bed -aide of tbe patient, as well aa the
diet prescribed, and band tbe same to the hospital stew
ard, wbea tbe call is finished b him, to bs entered in the
prescription and diet booka.
Sac 3. Nurses will be kind and affectionate with the
sick entrusted to their cart, lllow themselves no untime
ly jests or profanity, under military penalty.
Hbo. 4. Ftmale n arses, while they are expected to con
duct themselves with the utmost dignity and propria y,
will at once report to the clief surgeoa or Medical Direct
or any rudeness or impropriety of conduct aga.nst them
selves. Sac 5. All the officers and nurses will be mustered by
the chief surgeoa at 7 a. m., aad at 9 r . n., at which
time the assistant surgeons will report that they are sat
isfied, taat all tbe sick are in their wards.
Sac 6. The ward-mister will be assisted ia his duties
by the female nurses, in tha supervision of the clothing,
wathing aad croi'ng departments:
ABTICLI 3d PATIKKTS AKD T1SIT0BS.
Ess. 1. Patients will obey and use all prescriptions
made for tljtn by the medical officers, and adounisted by
the aanes, will conduct themselves with propriety, use
no profane or indecent language, under penalty of fl for
every ofiense, to accrue to tbe hospital fund.
Ene. a. Patients in tbe judgment of the assistant sur
geons, able to do so, will rise at 6 a. -, aad make their
Sac 3. All patients will, on entry nto the hospital, Le
divested of their own clothing, aad after being washed,
shaved and eomeed, if their state admits of it, be invested
ia hospital garments. At their dismissal they will leave
all hospital clothing aad resume their own, which has in
the mean time been thoroughly efeanetd.
Sac 4. Via) tors will be admitted (Sundays excepted)
from 9 a. bl tall & r. m. They will send ap their card,
with the object of their visit to tbe chief surgeon, who, if
net Incompatible with the good of tls sick will admit
Bsc 5. So wine, beer or spirituous liquor, win be giv
en by visitors to the patients, and they, as weU aa delica
cies, must be delivered to the surgeoa for tie benefit of
any of the sick, that may most require tbem, giving
however, the friend ot the visitor tbe preference. Indi
vidualised charity pr duces heart burnings and jeal
ousies, aad is therefore improper in this case.
6 sc. "6- Petwns desiring to visit akk prlsooe rs-of-war,
must have in addition a permit from tbe Provost Harshal
Sao. 7. Clergymen, in their official functions, will be
admitted at ail hears.
8c 8, AirnusmentAarnJte-- ---.; - -
0HS O. . H0L8T0S,
v-v e MOVOeT MARoflAVS OITiCS. -.-W
Jliapnis, Tennessee, Jnl j 3, 13tS2. J
An places within the limita of the city of Memphis
and ta immediate acbnrte, kept tor the pnrpeee of re
tailing apiritcoas, rinoua or aiait Uqnora of any kind,
must be closed, and kept closed by and after 12 o'clock
. of this day.
Any person violating the letter or spirit of tbia order
by keeping open dr aking ealooni, or retailing therein
with dosed d.te, will tnloct taeniae! re to imprison-;
ment and tha forfeiture of their entire stocc
ThU order applies to steamboats while lying at the
- - D. C. ASTH05T,
Lieut. CoL and Prorost Marshal ef the city of Mem
CENEB.IL MEDICAL OSOEB Xo. 3.
nai;BTBa.i .or Wtsr Tustssrs, 1
Esctios 1. The rank of medical, aa well aa otnerui
ia decided according to Section 5 and Section , of the
Rerioed Army Regulations. Where therefore a surgeon
of the United Stat s Army, or a Brigade-surgeon serves
with a Diri-ion, holding his commission from the Pre1!
dent he takes precedence before all regimental surgeon
and is the senior officer.
A circular issued front th war office, Washington
through the Adjutant-General of the United States Army,
defines that tba uenior Medical Officer of a Dirisiun is
ex-ofncio to tha Medical Director thereof.
Sic. 2. Medical Directors ot Division will inspect the
regimental Loepitala, Instruments, medicines and stores,
and see that they are always in efficient state for instant
Ek.S. Medical Directors of Divisions will see that
Surgeons of regiments carefully keep the radons records
required by tha regulations.
Bsc 4. To facilitate labor, Medical Directors of Divi
sions will require the senior Engineer of each brigade to
collect fnm the Regimental Engineers their monthly
and quarterly reports, consolidate them for the brigade,
and send them to tha Directors of Divisions, who in turn
w 11 consolidate the brigade reports and transmit to the
atedical Director of the District the consolidated division
report without delay.
See. 5. Begimental Surgeons will, erery morning, make
to the commander of their regiment the morning report
required by regulations. nd sead a copy of the same to
the Hedicad Director of Division.
By order of Major-Oeneral Grant.
JOHM G. J. HOLSTOS,
jyt:tf Medical Director.
GEEliAL OEDEES SO. 60.
HlAIMJTjABTERS DlST. OF WlST TUTIT,
M-kmphis, Tenn., July 3, 1862. f
The system of guerrilla warfare now being
prosecuted by some troops organized undei
authority of the so-called Sou tbem Confed
eracy, and others without sucL authority,
being so pernicious to tne . welfare ot the
community where it is carried on, and free
ing within the power of the community to
suppress this system, it is ordered that wher
ever loss is sustained by the Government,
collections shall le made, by seizure of a
sufficient amount of personal property, from
persons in the immediate neighborhood sym
pathizing with the rebellion, to remunerate
tbe Government for all loss and expense of
Persons acting as guerrillas without organi
zation, and without uniform to distinguish
them from private citizens, are not entitled to
the treatment of prisoners of war when
caught, and will not receive such treatment
l!y order of Major General U. S. Grant.
John A. Rawlins, A. A. G.
SPECIAL ORDER In 0. 12.
DISTRICT OF WEST TENNEF -IK, ")
Orrica or the Pkovobt Marshal Qisxbsi.,
Mia phis, Tennessee, July 4, 1862. )
e e e e
If any proprietor o. occupant of any building n any
town or city within this District, ia the occupancy of the
federal army, shall display or softer to be d splayed, from
bis or her house any treasonable flag or other emblem In
teod -d to Insult the Federal army or loyal citizens, it
shall be the duty of the Local Provost SIsrshal to tak
immediate possession of such building and remove th
occupants, and convert tie same to hospital or other Oct
WM. ?. HiLLTEB,
Provost Marshal Goner!,
- jyS-tf iatrict West Tenn.
SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 132.
HCABQTMBTHS, DlHTBlCT OV WEST TlHRBSSCS, I
Memphis, July 8, 1862. j
e e e e
All cross) ng of the river In akiff or private boats is post,
Private b ats crossing sither way will be seised and
tnrnci lata the Quartermasters Department; owners or
passengers ai. en ted and required to take the oath of
allegiance, or be placed on tbe Arkansas shore and ad
monished not to be caught within the Federal lines again
on pain of being dealt with as spies.
The Navy ia requested to co-operate with he milltai;
in tbe enforcement of this order.
By command of Hajer Gen. V. 6. Grant.
JOHN A. BAWLING S,
Jy9-tf Assist int Adjutant General.
GENERAL ORDERS NO. 91.
HXADQCaXTSBS, DlSTBICT Ot WVT Tl9KSin. 1
MsnrHia, Tennessee, July 4, 1862. J
I. Officers snd soldi.-rs are hereby prohibited, cn-er
severe penalties, from selling military clothing, arms or
ammunition, whether the Same be public or private
property, to citizens. In cases where such sales have
been made, the citizens who r-trchaaed the same will at
once return the property se purchased, to the Command
ing Officer of tbe company or regiment to which the
soldier belongs of whom the articles were obtained, or to
the Post Quartermaster, under the penalty of being ar
restee and placed in confinement.
II. It is made the duty of all officers te ?ee that thjs
order is strictly enforced, and that all officers, soldiers or
citizens violating the same, by either selling er purchas
ing, are arrested. .1
By command of Major General TJ. 8. Grant.
JNO. A. BAWLINS.
jyll-tf Assistant Adjutant General.
SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 133.
Hxa.GABTr.aa, Distbioi or Was Taxsrsnxs. -Mim-Hia,
July 9, 1862.
Complaints of recent irregularities, brought to the
attention cf the General Commanding, render necessary
tbe publication of the following orders :
I. Officera, nan -commies ionea officers, soldiers and per
sons in the service of the Caitd States, are forbidden to
trespass upon the orchards,' gardens or private grounds
of any person or persons, or In any manner whatever to
interfere with the same, without proper written authori
ty so to do. Marauding, pilfering, and any unauthorized
and unnecessary seizure or destruction of private, prop
erty, is prohibited by Geoeial Orders of the Departcaant,
Has. 8 and 13, series of 1861, and will be punianed wi h
the extreme penalties imposed by the laws of War, which
II. Commissioned officers of companies will not pass
their camp lines without written permission of their dis
trict, brigade or regimental oomttnmrtera, aud then only
a official busiuesa, or other urgent and satisfactory
reasons, to be given in the fetter of permission. Xon
eosnmissioned efficers and soldiers are prohibited frsxa
leaving camp at any time, except when detailed en duty
or on the written permission of the Beglmental Com
manders, who may grant each permission to not snore
than three men at any one time from each company, to
be absent under charge of a noa-coa missioned officer,
wbe will be held responsible for their good conduct. '
IU. Tbe pickets and guard reliefs will remain at their
it- mediate picket or guard stations, unless in the dis
charge of proper military duty, and will not straggle
the r from, under penalty of being arrested and severely
and summarily dealt with. .
-ri " Uent from "P
The mfliury poito pntrola, M plcke4
arret aU parsons found violating any pf th. orovlsim..
orchards and groasda herein sneatioaed, or seimr or
destmct-oa of. prrrats propt-rty, or being outside of
camp lines, or strangling from their gnard stations, with
out proper authority : Commissioned offkr to be re
ported to District, Division or Brifvla Headquarters,
and aon -commissioned officers and soldiers to be taken
before the Prjrosi Marshal. "
VI. Officers cf regiments, dsbchmenta and companies,
and officers of the day and of the police, are enjoined to
their uUncat diligence in making known and enforc
ing all orders necessary for the safety of the command
and the city.
By order of Major General U. 3. Grant.
JN0. A. BAWLI8,
Jjll-tf Asiintant Adjntaut General.
SPECIAL ORDER NO. 13.
DISTRICT OP WEST TKSSESSE- ."I
Orrica or ths Pa. tost Mi.- hil Gbxzsal, V
. Atanrats, Tenneaan, July , ISCi )
All fames heretofore issued to citizen, eitaer d; uw
Commanding General, the Provost Marshal General, the
Preroat Harehal of Memphis or any other officer which
may have been Usaed oithcut the party being required to
take ths oath at allegiance cr give the prescr.bed parole of
honor, are iere&jr mvkal.
No pass wiU be granted in any case hereafter, except
npon the takinx of the ath or rvole.
The parole will be snostitsied for .he sath ealy In
special cases (at the discretion of the officer authorised to
grat passes) where the party lives beyond he protection
of or army.
By command of Major General Great.
Wil. 8. HILLYEB,
jylO-tf . Ooloaet and TrcTM Marsh-il General.
SPECIAL OBD RS NO. 134.
HaAsacaaTiss, District or Wist rxwirp.-gxx.')
Hihfhis, ."u!y 10, lo&i
Col. Clark B, Sagon, Aid-de-camp, is hereby appointed
Acting Inspector General for the district.
He wiU immediately visit aU t he encampments around
the city of Memphis, and report the condition of each as
to police, discipline, choice of location both as to health
and defensive advantages, and whatever else may present
ltseti wormy ot note.
By command of Major General T7. S. Grant.
JSO. A. KAWLINS,
jyll tf Assistant Adjutant General.
SPECIAL ORDER NO. J4,
DISTRICT OF KST TKKKSSKS
Orrtoh r thi Pbovo.st MaaruaL Genkbal.
Mimfhis, ienoeesoe July 10, lS6i
The eonstanv communication existing between the so-
r oiled Confederate army, and their friends and sympa
thizers ii the city of Men. phis, despite the orders here
tofore is"i-el and the .-fforts to enfotce them, constrains
the is uing of the following order:
Tbe families now residing in the city of Memphis, of
the following ersons, are required to move outh beyond
our lines within five days from tbe date hereof:
I. All persons holding commissions In the so-called
Confederate army, or who are voluntarily enlisted in ssid
army, or alio accompany and are connected with the
IL All persons holding office nnder or in the employ of
the so-called Confederate govei nmcnt.
III. All perse. a holding State, County or municipal
offices, who c aim allegiance to said so-called Confederate
government, and who have abandoned their families and
Safe conduct beyond our lines will be given to the par
ties, hereby required to huve, tipon application to the
Provost Harshal General, or tbe Provost Marshal of
By eonunaad of Major General V. 3. Grant.
Wat. S. illLLTKB,
lyll-tf Colonel and Provost Marshal General.
SPECIAL ORDER ISO 15
DI8TBICT OF WEWT TESSKSSSE.
Orrtcs or tub Provost Marshal Uinkbai,
aikmfhii,, xanneseee, wmy 11, iSoA
In order that innocent, peaceable, atd well disposed
prsona may not suffer for viie bad conduct of the guilty
parties coming within the purview of Special Order ho.
14, dated July IP, If 62, can be relieved from th ipera
tion of said order Ho. 14, by signing the following parole,
and producing to tbe Provost Marsnal General or the
Provost Marshal of Memphis, satisfactory guarantees
that they will keep the pledge tlarein inaue :
I. I. bare not since tne occupation of the city of
Memphis by the Federal army, given aid to ths so-called
Confederate army, nor given or tent any information of
the movemeuts, strength or position of tbe Federal army
to anyone connected with said Confederate army.
II. I will not during the occupancy of Memphis by
the Federal army and my residing therein, oppose or con
spire against the civil or military authority of ths United
States, and that I will not give aid, comfort, Inf. rmatlon,
or encouragement to the so-called Confederate army, nor
to any person co operating therewith.
All of which I state and pledge upon my sacred honor.
Py command of Major General Grant.
Wat. 8. niLLTXB,
jyl3-tf Provost Marshal General.
GENERAL ORDER NO. 1.
HXAEQCABTZXS, TTHITED STSTKS FORCES MEMPHIS,
District West Tennessee, July 17, 18ti2. j
I. Traitors and rebels who refuse to comply with the
laws and support the constitution of tie United States,
should not be permitted to remain within tbe camp lines
ef tbe Federal army. At this time tbe corporate limits
of the city of Memphis are within the lines cf the United
States Forces ; and all male residents, or sojourners,
within the ImiW of said City, between the ages of
eighteen and forty-live years, who ave capable of bearing
arms are hereby required to tak tbe oaih of allegiance
to the United States, or leave the limits of said city with
in six days after the publication ct this order.
II. If any person witi.in the limits of said city, shall
hereafter, pnblf h, speak, or utter aeditioos or treat-enable
language, towards tbe Government of ths United
States, the Provost Marshal shall, upon proof of the
bet, banish ever person so offending, te the State of
III. Any person who shall vitiate the provisions of the
First Section of this order, shall be deemed a spy, and,
after conviction, treated accordingly.
IT. Persona leaving the city nnder the previsions of
this order, will not be required to take any catb, or give
a parole, bnt will receive a pass from ths Provost Mar
shal. Th oath of allegiance hereby required, must be,
substantially, in tbe following fs-.m :
I solemnly swear, that I will bear true allegiance to
tbe United States of Amerioa, and support the Constitu
tion and laws thereof; that I will oppose secession aid
rebellion; that I denounce the so callei Confederate
States, and pledge my boaor, property, and life to the
sacred fulfillment ot tbisoata, her. by freely taken, ad
mitting that its nolat on will be iliegai and infamous.
The oath must ba subscribed and swe a to before the
By order ef Alvla P. Hovey, Brigadier General com
. . i .''- JOHN I. PHILLIPS.
JylS-tf Assistant Adjutant General.
ORDERS NO. 56.
HKADQTJBTCHS FIFTH DITI3I0X,
- A RUT or IBB TiasZSSIK,
- - Mbmmis, Tennessee, Jnly SI, 1862,
Tbe undersigned hereby assumes command ia Hem-
phis and vicinity. AU orders Issued by my predecessors
will be respected and enforced.
Staff officers stationed at Mem phis win report at onse
in writing, giving full Information as to the condition of
their Departments and the location of their officers.
W. T. SHERWAK,
OliVS' lllB-ltra-- -rata AU SLKl
Sutler and Military Goods.
I kilSL " B- t Front Eo-. I shall
Prfcl rni' Imnd' "aolesale and retail
faoU. hotS .f K kU' ,Dd respectfully so.
Jr2Ilr JtreH from my ftisnds in the army.
GENERAL OBDERS NO.
' BaarxicaaTzas, Msitraia, Ju'y L, ls-.vi.
Travel into and out of Memphla, by caniag, wapoaj
horse or foot, ia the nuoal course ot bnsiix gs, m ill be at
tree and ancbstrueted as tacosawtent with a state of war.
To ntrmers,'plantera aad business men with their fauiiiiea
and secants, free intercourse will be permitteJ vmOhmI
jimiMit. or any hindrance, aavo the right of ezatninaticu
and even search, when the officer judges It proper and
This travel must be by daylight, end no exception to
this rule will be permitted, tava to lumk- t and supply
carts, which may enter an hour before dy, proviJvd
they are known to tha officer of iho f-uard. W ipns
Waving town with au unduo pr portion of at.y one ar.ic'.a
of commodity wiU be stopjieri, and if tnnn-l engaged in
il kit trade or deception, the R. ad Gnari will send it to
his Brigadier, who will take the wagon aud property and
imprison the parties implicate, if be entuttdiu evca
Traveler's limited to the following reads:
. - en WTara.
, 21. State Lite Road.
3d. Ppeon Boost or Bihalia Eoad.
4th. II -rnsndo ImmI.
6th. Horn lake Road,
a small guard charged with (hi duly will bo si.itiou-J
on each of these roads, about three miles from the city at
some house by the road aide, where all ti ivi-ll .-1 s iU
pause or stop till they receive a innal to p.is. Written
instructions from Headquarters wi'.l be Rivfn from tii e
to time to thete Qttarda, and vht-ti auy fficer anLounceg
to a traveller bis dersion. It must be instHinly obeyed
bowevr inconsistent it may appoar wi.h tho spirit
Cavalry patrols and pickets, and iLfaat.-y Caards posti d
for otfcrr purposes, will not moWt tbe re-cuhir travel;
but all such pickets and guards will promptly arrest and
send to the Provost Slarebal. all persons attempting to
enter or depart by any other road aad at any other time
or manner than is herein prescribed.
Brig. Gen. Hnrlbut is charged with the executes o
this order, as to tbe Horn Lake P.oad, the llerooudo aud
Pigeon Boost Eoad; and Brig G u. fuii'h, m to 1U9
State Line and Kaleih Bead. lVtaila of ore commis
sioned snd one non-eomrclasiGacd efirerani t.ine men
will be sufficient for each rocd uMi.i.. p. rDim ent er
weekly at tho pleasure of tlie Brigadier-, veto will
strengthen the guard under epeci&l ina.rui li u, or when
in his judgment it should be nocessary.
By order of Major General W. T. bhrrman.
J. II. HAMMOND
jy25-tf Assistan Adjutant Genera! and C!.i f of
APPEAL JOB PULNTING OFFICE,
(OLD AFFEAL BUILDING.
Union Street, Between ?,
and Front 8o.v,
THE proprietors of this pnper are prepared to prim
in the best style, any number of
' Hand Bills,
Bills or Lading
' Steamboat IVork,
Cards of All Description,
And in feet anything in the line cf PRINTING,, in the
best style and as eheap as it can bs done at any Print
ing House in the city,
)p28-tf PAMCF.L SAWYER.
OO0D WOBK. low rICH,
CHARLES A. BEEHN,
BOOK AND JOB PRINTER,
NO. IS MADISON STREET, CP S7A1E3.
Between Main Streetnd J Mrmphls, Tenn.
Cards, Circulars, Bill Heads, Etc., Etc., lu-atly Printed.
MATTHEWS & HEMSHALL.
MEMPHIS STEAM DTE WORES.
OF tha school of the preat and celebrated Chemical
Dyers and Scoure-s, Cook A Matthews, of St. Louis,
has been indnoed to open an establishment for arryiiijr
on tbe above business in all Us iTHn- li.-s. Kvtry de
scription of geBtlemen's O A'1'8, VESTS at d PANTS are
dyed, ciensed, and restored to their original perfection
entir ly removing every epot of (rreane, paint, wax, and
tar, together wi;i all other blemisbes and impurities to
vthicb such garments are liable, and warrant the spots not
to reappear. Call and examine samples of Ont d railing.
Especial attention paid to redyins Lad.es' DRESSES aud
SHAWLS, etc. In case of failure to render eaiiS Hctiou
no charge will be made. Office on Main, between Qnvoao
and Weal. io28-ly
COMMERCIAL, U O T E 1.
JONES & HAZZARD,
XDFl.eO X n IETO XX. 3
AKD FECJiT BOW,
DOCTOR R. L.. IiABKI.
SOUTHEAST CORSEK OF MALV STREET.
f 7 to 8, A. M.
3 to 6 P. M.
I 7 to 8.
OFFICi HOCES FROM
PRIVAT KM ATTERSI
DR. K ELLS'
OFFICE IK JACKSON BLOCK. MAIN STREET
(on a cluve's a vamb's book stobs)
M m phis, Tennessee.
DR. KELL8 Is a graduate of one of the best medical
schools In the world, with many years experience
in hospi'al and and private practice. Thousands testify
to his nneiampled success.
If you at) suffering, do not delay, but go at once to the
Physician, whose whole business it is, and who thor
oughly understands tt. He will restore you to health.
All Necessary Surgical Operations Performed, and
All Communications Strictly Confidential.
Ter as moderate. Cure guaranteed. . v
OFFICK BOTJfiS: From 8 A. n. te 12, and I P. n. to 6.
jyl8-lm - - . 7
QUEEN CITY BAKERY I
I ""KJI tne citicens of wen.pliis and vicinitv that
I-i:P'e' e!- of mo8t excellent quality. 0uutrT
and mlUtar, ord.rs premptly attended to. 0. n mlZ
I l?twn rt and Winchester.
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